Another most unusual and also very clever guidebook to come into the marketplace, is "Sightseeing by Public Transportation." In all my years in travel, I've seen some offbeat things, but when I got a copy I was hooked, fascinated and wondered why no one's done this before. -- On the Road with John Clayton, July 16, 1999
Know Before You Go with $5 Transit Guides. Detailed maps of public transit systems are often hard to come by until you reach a destination. The guides cost $5 each and include a list of a city's 50 most popular places, as well as walking maps. The big maps are the schematics used by the cities themselves. The series began with the Oahu bus system. The publisher, Michael Brein, has added London, Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, Madrid, Munich, Prague and Sydney. Amsterdam, Washington, D.C. and Vienna will be added this spring. -- San Jose Mercury News, January 16, 2000
Off the Map. If you want to get to know a city like a local, it helps to travel like one, and free public transit maps don't tell you how to get to the fun stuff. For $5, try one of Michael Brein's double-duty city transit maps. -- New York Post, August 24, 1999
Sightseeing by Public Transportation Map Series. Assiduous and budget-minded trip- planners might want to include these maps as reference materials for their next trip -- San Francisco Examiner, August 9, 1998
Subway Series. The Metro, U-Bahn, Underground and other modes of public transit star in a new series of guides created by Michael Brein, a Ph.D. in social psychology with an interest in affordable travel. -- Consumer Reports Travel Letter, November 1999
Travel Advisory: Taking public transit? These maps will help. For those who want to know where a subway will take them, there is a new series of public transit maps packed with information. -- New York Times, January 16, 2000
From the Publisher
This all-new "underground" sightseeing map series has surfaced for the budget conscious and independent traveler who yearns to visit major tourist attractions in cities around the world by using public transportation as an alternative to cars, taxis or organized bus tours. The series includes similar guides for London, Honolulu, Barcelona, Madrid, Berlin, Munich, Sydney and other cities. Michael Brein's Guides give you the one thing all the other travel guides do not, namely, how to actually go to points of interest! This powerful series provides you with compact, concise and comprehensive information in a small-footprint, map-fold format that fits conveniently in your pocket. Leave the big, bulky, heavy travel books in your room and don't leave your hotel without Michael Brein's Guides. And once you've used one of Michael's Guides, you'll want the others!